Farmers asked to help test skills and careers platform
6th June 2022
The new Institute for Agriculture and Horticulture (TIAH) is looking to recruit English farmers and growers to test and trial its services, before formally launching its online platform to the industry in 2023.
Recruitment: An update on current challenges
31st May 2022
Recruitment specialist Agricultural and Farming Jobs says it is recruiting for more job opportunities within the industry than ever, but the search for specific industry skill sets is an ongoing and growing challenge.
Prince’s charity lodges bid for new agricultural training centre
12th January 2022
In what promises to be a boost for the rural sector, the centre would host events and workshops for secondary school pupils, school leavers and adult learners, as well as existing rural sector workers.
Robin George Bunning 1942-2021
6th September 2021
Robin passed away peacefully at home on 29th June 2021 with his family by his side.
Government plans to offer lump sum for farmers wanting to retire
19th May 2021
A consultation launched today (19th May) proposes to pay farmers who wish to leave the industry, to encourage ‘new blood’ into the industry.
Matt West joins DraperVent as Managing Director
10th May 2021
Matt West has joined Dorset based DraperVent as Managing Director. He brings a wealth of experience, from across a diverse mix of sectors.
Pulses UK announces new leadership team
30th March 2021
James Maguire has been named as the new President of Pulses UK, the trade association representing the processors and users of British-produced pulses, at its annual meeting held earlier this month.
Auction planned as partners move on
5th March 2021
Mobile grain dryer specialist, Morgan Farm Machinery is set to host an online auction of workshop equipment, tools and effects, as the partnership of John Groome and Tim Morgan comes to an end after 44 years.
Company celebrates 45 years of UK and global business success
19th February 2021
The Omex Group is celebrating 45 years of serving a growing world population with sustainable food, energy and water. It has become a dynamic group of companies specialising in complex liquid formulations for use in industries ranging from agriculture to energy.
Britons value farmers more than any other country, survey shows
5th February 2021
New polling by YouGov shows that Britons value farmers more than any other country.
Agricultural machinery pioneer, Helmut Claas, dies
14th January 2021
Helmut Claas, long-time Managing Director, Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of the Shareholders’ Committee of the CLAAS group, died on 5th January 2021 at the age of 94.
Celebrations mark the opening of new UK headquarters
4th December 2020
Claas UK, and its dealer Manns, celebrated the official opening of its redeveloped Saxham, Suffolk headquarters in mid-October, following three years of construction.